Important keys

Keys on the front of your BlackBerry smartphone

Image of Trackpad

Trackpad

  • Slide your finger to move around the screen.
  • Press (click) to select an item.
  • Press and hold to open a pop-up menu.

Image of Menu key

Menu

  • Open a menu.
  • Select a highlighted menu item.
  • Press and hold to switch applications quickly.

Image of Escape key

Escape

  • Return to the previous screen.
  • Close the menu.

Image of Send key

Send

  • Make a call.
  • Answer a call.

Image of End/Power key

End/Power

  • End a call.
  • Return to the home screen.
  • Press and hold to turn on or turn off your BlackBerry smartphone.

Keys on the top of your smartphone

Image of Lock key

Lock

Lock or unlock the screen.

Image of Mute key

Mute

  • Mute a call.
  • Mute the volume.

Keys on the right side of your smartphone

Image of Volume keys

Volume

  • Change the volume.
  • Press and hold to play the next or previous media file.
  • Before you take a picture or record a video, press to zoom in or out.

Image of Right Convenience key

Right convenience key

  • If supported, open the camera. To take a picture, press the convenience key again.
  • You can also customize this key.

Keyboard

Image of Shift key

Shift

Capitalize letters.

Image of Alt key

Alt

On the touch screen keyboard, type a symbol or number.

Image of Alt key

Alt

On the physical keyboard, type the alternate character on a key.

Image of Symbol key

Symbol

On the physical keyboard, open the symbol list.

Image of  Backspace/Delete key

Backspace/Delete

Delete the previous character or a selected item.

Image of Enter key

Enter

Select an item.

Image of Speakerphone key

Speakerphone

Turn on or turn off the speakerphone during a call.



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